Celebrate the Baltic front-runners in sustainability innovation
Baltic Sustainability Awards celebrate the innovators, changemakers, and leaders in sustainability. We aspire to highlight and honour the brightest minds and leading-edge achievements in sustainability innovation. We bring together Baltic business leaders, CleanTech startups, organizations, and aspiring individuals to salute their triumphs and innovations in sustainability.
Applications for the Baltic Sustainability Awards closed on October 14, 2022. The winners were announced during the Baltic Sustainability Forum and Awards Ceremony on November 30, 2022, in Splendid Palace, Riga.
The building blocks of Baltic Sustainability Awards:
Sustainability Innovation Forum
November 30, 10 am-6 pm
Splendid Palace in Riga exclusively
The Awards Ceremony
November 30, 6 pm
Splendid Palace in Riga & Online
Green Leadership report
Publish after the awards ceremony
Sustainability Awards 2022 category - Impact. For Impact nominees, we are looking for sustainability solutions by various types of organizations. May it be a new internal process, product revision, or dropping a feature, it all comes down to the impact. The Impact category has five sub-categories for solutions in areas such as:
➔ Renewable energy
➔ Sustainable resources
➔ Supply chain
➔ Sustainable cities & Mobility
➔ Social initiatives
Sustainability Awards 2022 category – Innovation. It's time we realize the potential innovation and technology have when it comes to sustainability. Some types of sustainable innovation like GreenTech startups are solving some of the most burning global challenges, while enterprises themselves are developing industry-disrupting solutions. In this category, we welcome cutting-edge innovations from both sustainability startups and enterprises.
Sustainability Awards 2022 category – Changemaker. Not always you need new developments in technology or company-wide efforts to make a change. Having aspiring individuals who have a mission to make an ongoing effort for sustainability or inspire others is equally important. We invite individuals who believe they serve as an example for others to apply and become the Changemakers of Baltic Sustainability Awards 2022!
Individuals with a mission in:
Our goal with the sustainability awards and your achievements is to show the Baltic business sector how investments in innovation outperform those in marketing. How choosing sustainability innovation is the responsible alternative to greenwashing. In return, here's what's in it for you!
➔ Showcase your sustainability achievements
➔ Be recognized as one of the sustainability innovation leaders
➔ Be featured in the first Green Leadership Report
➔ Inspire others to learn from your achievements
➔ Do your part at fighting Greenwashing
➔ Take the main stage at the Awards conference
Previous finalists & winners
Sustainability awards process & timeline
SEPT 15 - OCT 14
Organizations and individuals apply for chosen category by filling in an online form. Enterprises can apply both to Impact and Innovation categories. Application forms differ category by category.
OCT 20 - NOV 9
Application forms are used for Evaluation. Category specific jury members evaluate all eligible applications by allocating individual scores based on the evaluation criteria.
TOP 3 finalists of the Sustainability Awards 2022 are announced in each Impact sub-category and Innovation category. For Changemaker category separate TOP 3 is selected in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
FINALIST PROMOTION & PREPERATION
Finalists for the sustainability awards in Impact and Innovation
categories prepare for Final Pitches for the Jury that will take place during the Awards ceremony. In the meantime, the public is choosing their winners in the Changemakers category.
SUSTAINABILITY FORUM & AWARDS CEREMONY
➔ One-day conference
➔ Finalist pitches
➔ Winner announcement
Full day of celebrating Baltic sustainability and innovation leaders at Splendid Palace in Riga.
! Visit Terms of Participation for full Awards process, methodology, evaluation criteria and general rules.
Director of Sustainability and Social Impact at URBN
CEO at Let's Do it World
Partner at EY, Leader of Climate Change and Sustainability Services in the Baltics
Founding Partner at Helve
Corporate Responsibility and Communications Director at Rimi Baltic Group
Co-Founder and COO at Grünfin
Director at Baltic Block
Foundet at SurvivalTech Club
Real environmentally-oriented achievements
Potential to benefit the largest number of people
Enhance in the most meaningful way
Degree of innovation and it's value added
Clear and proven metrics of success
Lasting impact on society or environment
To make sure Baltic Sustainability Awards 2022 are bestowed on the winners resting on data-based, fair, transparent, and clear decisions, we have crafted the methodology together with our strategic methodology partners at EY Baltic.
Visit Terms of Participation to explore the complete methodology and evaluation criteria that all rely on the these cornerstones.